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'Save Forests, Store Floods, and
Make Homes on Land,' Says
President Fowler
Alva Adams Favors State Con
trql—Nebraskan Says State
and Nation Must Agree
PUEBLO, Colo., Sept. 88.—The Ques
tion of state right* versus the new na
tionalism looms large on the horizon at
the clone of the first day's session of
the eighteenth National Irrigation con
Whether the quentlon of state* righto
in the matter of water distribution nil)
he brought squarely before the congress
will depend Inricrly upon the position of
the Colorado delegation. This delega
tion will meet tomorrow morning to de
tide upon matters of pollry. Until the
decision of Colorado Is announced otlier
rielrgutlons are maintaining a neutral
[Aasoclated Press)
PUEBLO, Colo., Sept. 26.—Laying
down the policy that "no gang rule
shall flourish here," and reiterating the
congress' motto, "Save the forests.
store the floods, reclaim the deserts,
make homes on the land," President B.
Fowler of Phoenix, Ariz., Informally
opening the eighteenth National Irri
gation congress here this afternoon
aligned himself with those delegate!
who favor a thorough discussion of
all practical problems of Irrigation.
While President Fowler in his ad
dress did not intimate knowledge of
any attempt to Inject personal ques
tions into the deliberations of the con
gress, he took the broad position that
this congress is and must remain the
national forum for consideration of ir
rigation matters. He reviewed at
length the achievements of the con-
grfss in its almost twenty years of ex
istence, both in securing beneficial leg
islation In congress and in furthering
the construction of irrigation projects
In the west. Recognizing that the con
gress Is confronted by many import
ant problems for further consideration,
President Fowler in closing declared:
"This congress must watch over and
continue to contribute to the develop
ment and groth of its foster children,
national forestry and Irrigation, the
kindred subject of national drainage
of the swamp lands of the south and
the east will need its help, national wa
terways and the system of treatment
of our rivers, especially at the head
waters, will demand and should receive
our careful consideration and aid.
"Here, in this congress of the people
in the national forum for the considera
tion of all vital questions relating to
the uses and advices of water. Irriga
tion and forestry, and so long as the
governments of the people, by the
people and for the people shall live,
so long will the need of great popular
convocations like this exist and appeal
to the people who boast of enlightened
Former Governor Alva Adams, In
discussing "Colorado: Conquest and
Conservation," declared himself In
favor of state control of irrigation
projects, whioh would place the devel
opment and conservation of national
resources close to the people. This, he
said, would "insure tranquillity, pro
mote the dignity of the states, harm
no one, strengthen the nfttion and ad
vance the welfare of all the people."
Thousands of delegates and local
people packed the Mineral palace to
hear William J. Bryan discuss "Irri
gation and National Development" to
night. Emphasizing the importance of
irrigation. Mr. Bryan said, in part:
■ "Irrigation is in its Infancy. It is one
of the oldest forms of agriculture In
the world, but it is one of the newest
In the United States, because of the
vast areas available for cultivation
with the natural rainfall. As these
lands have now become occupied, the
attention of the American people has
been turned to the reclamation of
ewamp lands and arid lands. Already
we have begun storing water in the
arid regions of the west, and this will
go on until all the surplus water has
been utilized.
"In the utilization of these flood
waters a conflict has arisen between
states, making It necessary for the
national government to act as arbi
"This discussion is now among the
conservationists as to the spheres of
the Btate and the nation. This dis
cussion Is a natural one. It Is not only
healthful but necessary.
"The national Interests are not to be
Ignored, and in the same way state in
terests are not to be overlooked. I be
lieve when the problem has been thor
oughly discussed in all Its phases the
two factions therein will agree on a
plan which wIU give both the sub
stanc# of the things contended for."
Late today chairmen of committees
were chosen as follows:
Resolutions—Governor J. H. Klbbey
of Arizona.
Permanent organization — H. Moody
of Spokane. • _
Credentials—Francis Cuttel of Cali
The following announcements were
made of members on the resolutions
Colorado— Judge C. C. Holbrook.
Kansas—E. R. Thorpe.
Board of control members—Former
Governor Adarris »nd R. M. Faxon.
The California delegation Is making
a strong fight to seoure an indorse
ment of San Francisco as the place
for holding the exposition celebrating
the completion of the Panama canal.
Today, while attending the congress,
Governor Shafroth received a telegram
from Governor Gillett of California,
asking him to use his influence to
have the resolutions of Indorsement
adopted by the congress. Governor*
Shafroth replied that he would be glad
to comply and included the announce
ment that he had appointed J. Knox
Burton of Pueblo, honorary vice pres
ident for Colorado.
Judge W. M. Conley of Madera
county began sitting in department
four of the superior court yesterday for
Judge Hutton, who has gone to Pueblo,
Colo to address the National Irriga
tion conhi-phs. Judge Conley will re
main for several days. He is hearing
the divorce calendar.
It'i v ea»y to *ecure a Dargaln In a u«4
»utmr,obtl». through want advertl.ln*. v It
aw* to b«—and still l»-to aaeur* a hor««
•vid can lac*.
Democratic Candidates Open the
Southernmost Rally with
Crowded Meeting
(Associated Praia)
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 26.—The Demo
crats of San Diego had their first rally
of the ' campaign < this evening, . when
they filled Germania hall and wildly
applauded a long speech by Theodore
Bell and a very brief one by Timothy
Spellacy. . • .
E. E. Capps presided and promptly
presented Mr. Bell. ■
At the outset Bell spoke of the great
future that California will have
through the opening of the Panama
canal. < ■„■ ,; ■.. ,'- ,-;
"The Democratic doctrine ;of equal
rights to all and special privileges to
none," he said, "If steadily adhered to
in this state ■will mean industrial
progress never witnessed before."
Coming to the question of the South
ern Pacific railroad lln politics, ■ he
suggested that it is customary to put
new converts on probation, • and that
four years would be a proper proba
tionary term-for Republicans who had
concluded to ; break away from rail
way domination. He continued:
"The political supremacy of the
Southern Pacific is not the product of
a few days or a few months. It' runs
back many years through the history
of California. This pernicious Influ
ence has been exorcised through the
medium of the Republican party.
Time and time again the Democratic
party has taken an absolute and une
quivocal , position against- its domina
tion in our affairs, but year after year
the people by a majority vote for Re
publican nominees have suffered this
great political evil to continue."
Mr. Bell asserted that he had fought
the Southern Pacific four years ago
and was still fighting it.
11 As to the immigration question, Mr.
Bell said: "I am opposed to • Asiatic
immigration, whether It be Chinese,
Japanese, Hindu or any other Oriental
people, and I shall not hesitate to use
the lawful powers of the state to pre
vent their encroachment upon , the
state." i / r
The speaker devoted some time to
education In California.
"If elected governor," he said, "I
shall overhaul our entire school sys
tem, and where modifications and
changes can be made to Improve Its
value I shall not hesitate to do all that
lies In my power."
American Dentist Found Guilty in
Court at London
LONDON, Sept. 26.—The coroner's
Jury, after one hour's deliberation to
day, brought in the verdict that Mrs.
Cora Crippen, known on the stage as
Belle Elmore, had been willfully mur
dered by her husband, Dr. Hawley H.
Crippen, an American dentist.
After listening to the testimony for
several days and hearing the summing
up of the case by Coroner Schroeder,
the jury was left but little choice.
The inquest had been dragged out
longer than usual In order to giva the
police time for evidence. They ex
pected to bring out at the trial testi
mony tending to identify Belle Elmore'a
body, through the agency of a piece of
flesh found to contain a scar.
The case will come up for trial at the
next criminal sessions, scheduled for
October 11.
The park commission yesterday
adopted a resolution protesting against
the construction of a dirt railroad and
wagon road fill across the Arroyo Seco
at Pasadena avenue. The fill proposed
Is 1200 feet long and fifty feet high.
In Its resolutloln the park commis
sion says that the fill will destroy the
possibility of ever using this portion
of the arroyo as a parkway, as has
been proposed. It is possible, says the
resolution, to build an arched con
crete bridge that will enhance the nat
ural beauty of this location. It is bet
ter to wait for further funds than to
proceed with the dirt flll because it is
cheaper. The injury to property val
ues adjoining will be greater than the
A copy of the resolution will be for
warded to the council, the county su
pervlslors and the city officials of
South Pasadena, as the expense Is to
be shared by. all three.
For the convention of the American
Bankers' association in Los Angeles,
October 3 to 7, the list of those who
will make addresses is now complete.
A variety of subjects Is covered and
will prove one of the most Interesting
symposiums of topics which has ever
been presented to the association. The
speakers and their subjects follow:
Dr. Benjamin Ide Wheeler, president
University of California, Berkeley,
"The Banker as a Public Servant."
Prof. A. Piatt Andrew, assistant sec
retary of the treasury, Washington,
D. C, "Work of the Monetary Commis
sion." i
Irving T. Bush, chairman National
Currency league. New York. "Needed
Banking and Currency Reforms, from
the Standpoint of iha Commercial In
terests of the Country."
Harold Remington, New York city,
"Bankers and Bankruptcy Law."
Frank B. Anderson, president Bank
of California, San Francisco, "Pacific
Coast Need for Banking and Currency
R. G. Rhett, president People's Na
tional bank, Charleston, S. C, "A
Southern Banker's View of the Cur-
rency Question."
It is also expected that Senator Bur
ton of Ohio will be present and talk
on banking and currency legislation.
BERKELEY, Sept. 26.—Prof. Harry
A. Overstreit, who for the last ten
years has been connected with the
philosophy department of the Univer
sity of California, announced today hi*,
tance of the chair of philosophy
at the college of the City of New York.
He will leave here In January.
HOUSTON. Tex., Sept. 26.—An
agreement lias been reached tonight
between officials of the Southern Pa
cific railroad and representative"; of
the car repairing department of the
road providing for un increase In
Tuneful Opera Produced by Bank
Clerks and Friends Wins
Generous Applause
Melodies of the Humming Variety
Promise to Continue in
Memory of Hearers
Los Angeles was presented to "The
Maid of Manalay" last night at the
Auditorium theater, and the introduc
tion seemed a happy one. Certainly
Los Angeles was pleased—of that there
was no doubt. Flowers by the bushels,
applause, huzzas and bravos testified
to the admiration of the audience. And
the maid? She offered her sweetest
songs, her brightest smiles and most
alluring dances in evpression of her en
joyment of the situation.
This opera, the second we have heard
from the pen of Harry Olrard, received
a production last night at the hands
of tho bank clerks and their friends
which will establish an entirely new
standard for local amateur dramatic
work. No such home talent work has
been heard on a local stage before, so
far as solos 'and ensemble singing,
dancing and marching may be con
sidered. A large chorus, alive and very
much awake every minute, a well
trained orchestra and a great number
of voices which are actually musical
is an excellent instrument upon which
a capable director may play, and
under the baton of Harry Girard, coim
poser and producer of the opera, last
night's premiere was astonishingly suc
Musically, the opera Is more am
bitious than was "The Alaskan." It
has fewer tunns of the popular sort,
but many of the choruses and both
finales are beautifully harmonized and
orchestrated. A number of the solos
will prove to be of the "humming"
variety. The book, too, is replete with
good lines and kept the audience
amused, if not actually hilarious
throughout the evening.
In the cast last night were several
singers who made their first public ap
pearance. Of these a notable success
was attained by Fred McPherson in
the tenor role of Dteut. Ney Val Flagg.
This young man sang and acted his
part In excellent style. His voice,
which is high and clear In quality,
earned him several encores and the en
thusiastic applause not only of his
friends but of every appreciative lis
tener In the house.
Edith Salyer as Hua, a native wine
seller, displayed grace and charm in
the dance which opened the opera, and
formed a picturesque addition to every
Miss Hazel Runge, while a stranger
to the footlights in Just this particular
sphere, has yet had so much concert
experience that her undoubted success
as the fascinating Widow Tarbox was
only to be expected. Gifted with a
spirited manner, admirable stage pres
ence and a voice already excellent and
constantly growing and developing to
fuller beauty, this young woman may,
If she so aspires, hope to attain to" con
siderable heights in the operatic world.
Agnes Cain Brown Girard Is already
well known to theatergoers here, but
rarely before has she had a part In
which she was so delightful. Her petite
figure was most captivating in the na
tive costume and as the Insouciant sai
lor boy she was Irresistible. Her songs,
"The Maid of Manalay" and "Aloha
Oe," as well as later numbers, were
given with the utmost vocal art In
which her beautiful voice appeared to
excellent effect.
Edward Phillbrook in the bass role,
Mehoku, was also one of the stars of
the evening and every member of the
entire cast acquitted himself excel
lently. Remaining characters of the
piece were as follows:
Reddy Wiggins, a New York barkeep,
Carroll Johnson.
Admiral Att. United States navy. James
D. Sherry Reeves.
Timothy Hanks, king of a neighboring
Isle. T. J. Flynn.
"This," mldshlßman, United States navy.
Jesslyn Van Trump.
"That," midshipman United States navy,
Miss Sherry Reeves.
First sailor. F. A. Sansome.
Second Bailor. R. Van Clave.
Utter-bearer. A. J. Mitchell. .
Mulligan, Mlsa Sherry Reeves.
Octette, nieces of the Widow Tarbox. the
Misses Dolly Schmidt. Stanley Beatrice
Dobbins, Madge Sheppard, Violut Hughes,
lone Gale, Virginia lricldlucoine. Lillian
Young and Eknon! Navarre.
Ensigns, F. A. Sansome, R. T. Van Cleve,
John CaldwelL S. W. Kerr. F. H. McCor
mlck. Frank Forgoy. A. M. Sparks. G. Q.
Hornpipe, Misses Salyer, Van Trump,
In the audience were noticed Mr. and
Mrs. John P. Burke, Mr. and Mrs. W.
B. Hampton/^IA and Mrs. Dan Mur
phy, Mr. and Mrs. Lee C. Gates, Mr.
and Mrs. O. P. Clarke, Miss Jean
Gates, Miss Hazel Gates, Dr. and Mrs.
Robert J. Burdette, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles H. Toll, Miss Lena Scott, Miss
Alice Viall, Mrs. N. Barclay. Mrs. N.
W. Hardenberg, Miss Bess Nichols,
Mrs. Li. Mac Lean, Mr. and Mrs. O. W.
Souden, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Rad
ford, Mr. and Mrs. R H. Lacy, Mr. and
Mrs. W. C. Patterson, Mr. and Mrs.
Harry C. Callander. Mr. and Mrs. John
Stuart, Mr. and Mrs. Stoddard Jess,
Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Hart Mr. and
Mrs. Stewart MacFarlane, Mrs. A. H.
Runge, Mrs. I. N. Van Nuys, Miss
Kate Van Nuys, William Freese, Mr.
and Mrs. Leo S. Chandler, Mr. and
Mrs. Michael J. Connell, Mr. and Mrs.
Jefferson P. Chandler, Don W. Carleton,
Mrs. L. H. Carleton, Miss Cnrleton,
Miss Lillian Hughes, Mr. and Mrs.
C. R. Bradford, Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Lutz, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Beardsley,
Captain and Jirs. H. W. Rhodes, Mr.
and Mrs. Angus R. Llndley, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank C. Pratt, Mrs. Grace P.
Hare, Mrs. R. C. Rankin, Mrs. Edna
Lee Modic, Harry E. Shephard, Mr.
iind Mrs. Edwin T. Earl, Mr. and Mrs.
Katidolph Miner, Mrs. Mary Long
street, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hicks, Mr.
and Mrs. W. D. Woolwine, Mr. and
Mrs. Woods Woolwine, Mr. and Mrs.
Boyle Workman, Mr. and Mrs. Jay
Spenee, Mr. and Mrs. Irwln Herron,
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Henderson, Mrs.
Helen Henderson Steckel, Mrs. K. M.
Nightingale, Mlbs Alice Kytnn, Mr. and
Mr*. J. H. Braly, Mr. and Mrs. Kail
B. Millar, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Petti
grow, Dr. and Mrs. West Hughes, Mr.
and Mrs. Morris Albee, Mr. and Mrs.
William McVay, the Misses McVay,
B£r. and Mrs. Otheman Stevens, Mr.
and Mrs. Leslie C. Brand, Mr. and
Mrs. W. A. Barker. Mr. and Mrs. Car
rol Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Maroo Hellman,
Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Williams Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas E. Gibbon, Mr. ami Mrs.
Motley Flint, James Copp, Airs. Mary
Huehrmann, Arthur Chipron and Cap
tain Eppley.
Five Bands, Singers and Speak
ers to Take Part in Big
At a meeting of'the citizens' commit
tee at 147 North Spring street yester
day further plans were made for the
dedication of the new federal building,
October 5.
The ceremony will take place on the
Main street side of the building at 7
o'clock Wednesday night, the thorough
fare as far as Commercial street being
reserved for the occasion. The main
entrance of the building will be re
served for the speakers' platform.
Joseph Scott, president of the cham
ber of commerce, will open the cere-
monies with an address after being in
troduced by Milton Carlson, chairman
of the citizens' committee. Mayor
Alexander will follow Mr. Scott's ad
dross with a short talk.
Speakers of the evening will be Sen
ator Frank P. Flint, Congressman Mc-
Lachlan, Joseph Mesmer, R. F. Del
Vaile, Will D. Gould, Rev. Dana Bart
lett, J. E. Muchmore, supervising archi
tect of the federal building, and J. M.
Dougan, representing the contractors.
Six bands will participate in the
ceremonies—Shoeneman's, the News
boys", Letter Carriers', Chlaffarelll's of
Venice, the Ocean Park and Whlttier
school boys' bands.
"Star-Spangled Banner" will be sung
by Mrs. M. (X Gonzales In front of the
speakers' platform.
The La Cinqulntalne Mandolin and
Guitar trio will play selections In tho
United States court rooms.
Ten thousand official programs will
bo distributed among the public and
badges will be worn by the executive
officers, committees and vloe presi
Representatives of all the commercial
bodies, bank presidents, federal officers,
city and county officials, consuls and
vice consuls, judges, mayors and cham
ber of commerce officials of surround
ing cities and the Pick and Shovel
club of Venice have been invited to
attend the dedication.
Pioneers of Los Angeles county will
be invited as Vice presidents of the
Another meeting 1 of the committee
will be held at 147 North Spring street
at 9:30 this morning.
Dr. Grant Charged with Crime,
and Athlete Is Held
RAiN FRANCISCO, Sept. 26.— Beyond
the formal charging 06 Dr. James F.
Grant with the crime of murder, there
were no new developments In the Kva
Swan case today.
Both Grant and Paul H. Parker, the
former Stanford university athlete
who is held by the police in connec
tion with the affair, still cling to their
stories that they were in no way re
sponsible for the death of the young
After a long talk with Parker today
District Attorney Charles M. Flckert
ordered him back to the city prison,
where he will be held indefinitely.
In a complete statement made to
day, Miss Marie Messerschmidt, the
nurse who was employed by Dr. Grant,
and who says that she saw him place
the body of Miss Swan in the trunk,
told Fickert and Detective Ed Wren
that Parker did not accompany the
pirl to Grant's offices on her first visit
to the place. She said, however, that
Parker later knew of the fact that
the girl was half delirious from her
Miss Messerschmidt was certain also
that Willie Saack, the boy who is
supposed to have assisted Dr. Grant
Jn disposing of the remains, was not
present when the body was placed in
the trunk. _ ■ ia 111. L'l
San Diego Chamber of Commerce
Indorses Evans Idea
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 26.—The idea of
holding a Pacific coast congress as the
means of taking steps for urging upon
congress the importance and necessity
of maintaining a fleet of battleships on
the Pacific coast as recommended by
Admiral Evans was indorsed by the
San Diego chamber of commerce at a
meeting today.
A telegram was sent to the admiral
notifying him of the action taken.
Also a telegram was sent to Governor
Gillett informing him that the local
chamber of commerce indorsed the
congress plan proposing that the con
gress be held at San Francisco and
asking him to co-operate In the move
Telegrams were also sent to the
eljambors of commerce at Los Angeles,
San Francisco, Oakland, Portland,
Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane and Santa
Barbara, informing- them of the moce
ment, asking that they co-operate and
suggesting to them the propriety of the
meeting being held in San Francisco.
To other civic and municipal bodies
up and down the Pacific coast letters
are to be sent embodying the same
The police commission last night an
nounced the policy that it wl' grant
bo more transfers of ownership In
liquor licenses. The precedent was
established by refusing to grant a
transfer of the saloon at 116 North
Spring street from Carl Leopold to
Gus Hall and a wholesale permit from
Charles De Long at 231 East Sixth
street to C. L. Krug.
The police commission holds that a
liquor permit is a personal privilege,
and that when a holder of one wishes
to give it up hn must come before the
commission and surrender it. The
man he wishes to sell his business to
may apply for the permit, but the
commission will use its own judgment
as to whether or not it shall bo
CLBVHLAND, Sept.-26.—The condi
tion of Donald P. Stubbs, general agent
of,the.Union Pacific railroad here, who
Is Buffering from a pistol wound in the
left breast, self i inflicted Saturday
night, is crave.
Superintendent Francis Reports
Enrollment Increase of
2919 Over Last Year
Educational Institutions Are'Re-
ported as Well Protected
from Fires
Superintendent Francis' monthly re
port, submitted at the regular meeting
of the city board of education last
evening, stated that the total enroll
ment in all the grammar schools of
Los Angeles has reached 37,426, with
two weeks of school past, an increase
of 2919 over the same period last year.
In the high schools the superinten
dent's report shows 6397, an increase of
1689 over one year ago. These figures
are for all the high schools under the
board's jurisdiction. The city high
schools proper have an increase In en
rollment alone amounting to 1029, or 22
per cent over last year.
The proposition of whether the Los
Angeles Planing Mill company, which
had the contract for part of the fur
nishings for the Manual Arts high
school, should build certain tables for
use in the kitchen of that school was
left to the board's building committee.
This committee in its report recom
mended that the secretary advise the
planing mill company that unless it
builds the cooking tables at once the
board would have such tables con
structed and deduct the cost of same
from the amount due on the finished
The communication received from
the board of fire commissioners in re
gard to the safety of school buildings
was referred to the building committee
with power to act on the -suggestions
offered. It was the consensus of opin
ion among the members of the board
that the Los Angeles school buildings
were safe from flres. The building
foreman testified that all doors swing
outward on all the buildings and that
all have four exits which are kept wide
open all during school hours.
An item In the finance committee's
report calling for a quantity o£ hard
woods for use at the.Manual Arts high
school was ordered stricken out of that
report and returned to the committee
for further information. The board
waa of the opinion that if the students
of the new school were to have mahog
any, maple and oak the board ought to
at least know just what such expen
sive wood was to be used for.
BERKELEY, Sept. 26.—The Santa
Clara high school Rugby fifteen re
ceived a crushing defeat today at the
hands of Che University of California
freshmen, the score being 29 to 0.
The high school boys proved no
match for the collegians.
As a result of his participation in the
game, Max Steinhart of the Santa
Clara team was removed to an Oakland
hospital tonight and operated on for
appendicitis. Steinhart, the doctors
said, had been suffering with the dis
ease some time without being aware of
the fact. His exertions in today's game
brought on a condition that necessi
tated immediate operation. The opera
tion was performed late tonight, and
the surgeons said Steinhart was in
good shape and had every prospect of
BISBEE, Ariz., Sept. 26.—The body of
Albert Weghorst, aged 30, of Indian
apolis was found in a pasture at Naco
today. He was identified by a meal
ticket on a local restaurant. There
were many Indications of a struggle,
and investigations are being made.
The wave of crime that set in In
Cochlse county a week ago continued
tonight, when a cowboy single-handed
held up a saloon at Benson and escaped
with $35. A posse is in pursuit.
PLACERVILLE, Sept. 26.—Hiram
Johnson tonight addressed a crowd of
enthusiastic Republicans, who tilled the
local theater and overflowed into the
streets. He spoke fully on hour and
a half, the trend of his talk being that
progressive Republicanism was the
hope of the state and the nation.
Going East Via Salt Lake Route
This popular scenic line from Los
Angeles to l-»e east has three through
trains for the accommodation of its
patrons, namely:
The Los Angeles Limited, leaving
Los Angeles daily at 10:30 a. m., and
running through in three days to Chi
cago via Salt Lake City, Ogden and
Omaha. This train consists of the fin
est of standard and tourist sleepers,
dining car and observation-library-buf
fet car, all electrically lighted. Nothing
Is lacking for the comfort and pleas
ure of travelers.
In addition to the Chicago equip
ment is a standard sleeper through from
Los Angeles to Denver, connecting
with the St. Louis-Colorado Limited,
solid from Denver to Kansas City and
St. Louis.
This gives practically through sleep-
Ing car service from Los Angeles to
St. Louis In a little more than three
Another limited train Is the new
American Express, leaving LO3 An
geles daily at 2 p. m., with through
standard sleepers to Chicago and Den
ver and tourist sleeper and diner to
Salt Lake City.
No coaches or chair cars are par
ried on either or the above named
The American Express train also has
a'through express car to Chicago and
New York.
Lastly Is the Overland Express, leav
ing Los Angeles daily at 8 p. m. and
making all local stops, connecting next
morning at Nipton for Searchlight and
at Las Vegas for Goldfleld. This train
has standard sleeper, diner, chair car
and coaches to Sal Lake City, tourist
sleepers for Chicago and Kansas City,
and on Wednesdays a tourist sleeper
for St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Dining car service of this line is a
popular feature and experienced trav
elers say It is not excelled in Quality
in railway service.
If you contemplate taking a trip cast.
Salt Lake route agents will bo glad
to give you full information as to
fares, trains, etc., to any point de
Loh Angeles offices are at COt South
Spring street and First street station.
Amputation Not
What One of a Thousand Has to Say of the Greatest Electro-Mag
netic in This Country Today
Prominent Xin X " eonuty man saved from an operation. Mr. A. B. Buckner of Hanford,
irhoM arm was perfectly stiff for twenty-five years, tellH In his own way how lie
vas cured hy Dr. Glass, the Great Electro-Magnetlo Wonder. Mr. Bnckner says: Dr.
Glass can't perform miracles, but the next thing to It. A Mr. Cnrter soys bis life wa»
mivi-iI by the wonderful healing power he obtained from eighteen treatments.
Up,.- J
Dr. Gla«s, the Great English Specialist, More Ccmmonly Known All Over the World m»
the Great Electro-Magnetic Wonder, Who Has Been Performing 6uch Wonderful
Cures All Over This Country.
By giving new life and energy to the affected parts, as well as the whole system,
he is able to remove tumors and cure the most complicated diseases in a. short time.
The doctor I 3 fully able and prepared to cure and restore to health tha
most obstinate cases, as he has done for thousands of others during the last
three years, and should not be classed with the too common and unscrupuloua
charlatan and quack. Dr. Glass is a graduate of the regular schools of medi
cine and still uses medicine in some cases, but all of his remarkable curesl are
produced by the use of the ELECTRO-MAGNETIC. ALL CHRONIC DIS
EASES treated by him. but the doctor prefers to treat patients that have beon
pronounced incurable by other doctors. After an examination if the doctor
finds your case incurable, he will frankly tell y °" f£ N° , DIS
TREATED. WOMEN. STAY THE KNIFE! Nine out of every ten who sub
mit to the knife can be cured and restored to health in short time andl be able
to enjoy health and happiness. For further Information as to methods of
treatment, etc., call at office.
Office hours: 10 to 4; evenings. Tuesdays, Thursdays anl Saturdays, 7 to 8,
for men only.
FREE Examination and one treatment Free to all who call
during the next fifteen days.
DR. GLASS, 3081 S. Spring Street
WASHINGTON, Sept." 26.— "Probably
the greaest single deterrent water ter
minal advance In the United States 13
the present adverse attitude of rail
lines toward independent water traf
fic, in' their exclusive control of front
age, in refusal or neglect to co-ordin
ate with general water traffic and in
refusal to pro-rate generally with water
lines in through movement of traffic."
This is one of the conclusions of Her-
Bert Knox Smith, commisisoner of cor
porations, just made public, of his re
port to the president on water trans
portation in the United States. After
an exhaustive inquiry into the harbor
situation of the country and an anal
ysis of conditions, Commissioner Smith
deals In this section of the report with
water terminals and he finds five sa
lient facts regarding them.
That terminals are as Important as
channels: that the harbors of the coun
try have not fully developed their ter
minal frontage nor are they properly
organized or controlled; that railroads
largely control water terminals, often
to the disadvantage of general water
traffic- that there is almost no linking
up of the rail and general water sys
tems at the water's edge, but rather the
opposite tendency, and that there is
little co-operation by localities with the
federal government which improves
their channels.
Lack of co-operation between locali
ties and the federal government In wa
ter terminal development, he says, is in
marked contrast to those continental
countries whose waterways have been
most highly developed.
NEW YORK, Sept. 26.—Mrs. H. N.
Slater of Readville, Mass., related to
the prominent Slater family of New
England, and financially interested in
a New York firm of the same name,
was not permitted to take away her
baggage when she arrived today from
Europe on the Kaiserin Auguste Vie-
She declared ten model gowns valued
at $1400 and additional personal effects
worth only $300, but the customs in
spectors insisted on a complete ap
praisement of the contents of her nine
pieces of baggage.
After the seizure Mrs. Slater said
she could not remember how many
gowns she had brought over. No
charge was filed against her, but her
declaration will be compared with the
contents of her trunks.
ZANESVILIiB, Ohio, Sept. 26.—1t bo
eiune known today that Mrs. Howard
Chandler Christy, wife of the artist,
left the Christy home on the Musking
um below here Sunday and returned to
New York. No member of the family
Accompanied her to the station, and
she used a taxicab instead of the
Christy automobile. Friends of the
family say that all hope of the ex
pected reconciliation has been aban
ROCHESTER. N. V. ( Sept. 26.—Can
didates for the nomination for gover
nor at the Democratic state convention
to meet here Wednesday are opening
headquarters. The names most promi
nently mentioned are Mayor Gaynor of
New York, Thomas M. Osbonif of
Auburn, Representative Sulzer of New
York and Representative James F.
Havens of Rochester.
Here la one of the very ordinary:
"To Whom It May Concern:
"This is to certify that I had a very
bad arm for over thirty years' stand
ing, which had to be dressed twice
every day and ha-1 become worse than
useless. I was losing sleep at night,
caused from pain and poison going
through my system. All the doctors I
consulted said It would have to bo
taken off, and I had decided to have
it done, but (thanks to Dr. Glass) I
saw his ad in the papers, I called and
consulted him and after four months'
treatment I am well, without pain or
knife. A. B. BUCKNER,
"Lemoore, Kings Co., Cal."
People Coming from All Parts of
the Country to Be Treated by
Dr. Glass with Remarkable Re
BERLIN, Sept. 26.—The police and
coal strikers had a series of pitched
battles tonight in the Moabite precinct.
Fifty strikers were wounded by re
volver shots and sword thrusts in po
lice charges. Twenty were taken to
the hospitals severely Injured.
Forty police also were wounded while
protecting strikebreakers.
About midnight thousands of strikers
stormed the flre station and the Re
form church In Buessel strasse, wreck
ing the wlndqws and doors. The police
were compelled to charge repeatedly
and to use severe measures.
They were bivouacking in the streets
throughout the night. In consequence
of the frequent use of firearms in pub
lic places during the present labor
troubles the commissioner of police haa
forbidden the < carrying of weapons
without license.
Two Masked Men Board Car Out
side New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 2«.—Tw*
masked robbers Invaded the mail car
of the Southern Pacific train leaving
New Orleans at 9 o'clock tonight and
secured several packages of registered
mall. No attempt was made to rob
passengers. The robbery took place at
Avondale, twelve miles west of New:
Postal officials at Now Orleans state
they could not make an estimate ofi
the loss, their only report being from
a mail clerk that the postal car had
been robbed. The robbers are sup
posed to have boarded the train at
New Orleans and entered the mail car
when the train came to a stop at
Officials of Jefferson parish are in
pursuit of the robbers.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 26.— 1n *
quarrel at the feast following a wed
ding at which ho acted as best man,
Harry Proltinopoulous, a Greek mech
anic, shot and fatally wounded hia
brother, Nicholas, last night. The as
sailant escaped.
BOSTON, Sept. 26.—T01d that his
bootblack stand In which he had $300.
was on fire, Joseph Sosone of South
Boston, ran so hard to save his prop
erty last night that he dropped dead!
of cerebral hemorrhage. The fire waa
extinguished before it reached the
STOCKTON, Sept. 26.—Fire of mys
terious origin destroyed, yesterday, a,
large warehouse of the Mealifalfa com
pany on the water front. Five thou
sand tons of hay and several hundred
tons of grain were consumed. .The to
tal loss Is about $00,(000.
« ■ »
COLUMBUS, 0., Sept. 26.—Petitions
asking Governor Harmon to suspend
Mayor Marshall on charges of gross
misconduct In office growing out of
his management of the car strike sit
uation, -were formally filed at the gov
ernor's office today.
ATLANTA. Ga., Sept. 26.—Samuel
F. Parrott, president of the Atlanta
Compress company, and for manjr
years vice president of tho Georgia
Southern & Florida railroad, died hero
tonight after a long illness.

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